Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism

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Set against the time in which she lived and against the successive historical and cultural climates that have used her image for their own ends, Joan of Arc is depicted here as a "heroine for all seasons". The author's other books include "Alone of All Her Sex" and "Monuments and Maidens".

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"Elegantly written, thoughtful (as one would expect from the author of "Alone of All Her Sex), imaginative, sensitive. Warner ranges through iconographic, allegorical, literary, dramatic, operatic, cinematographic, linguistic, historical, biographical, and political evidence to present a history of Joan and of her subsequent representations."--"Choice

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Marina Warner is a historian and novelist; among her books are No Go the Bogeyman: Scaring, Lulling, and Making Mock (1998), From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers (1995), and Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary (1983). She lives in London.

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Warner, Marina
Published by VINTAGE (1991)
ISBN 10: 0099884208 ISBN 13: 9780099884200
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description VINTAGE, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99884208

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